A single strawberry contains approximately 7 milligrams of vitamin C, according to About.com. Ounce for ounce, strawberries are higher in vitamin C than oranges, with a 3.5-ounce standard serving of fresh strawberries containing approximately 59 milligrams of vitamin C, states SFGate.Continue Reading
Because vitamin C degrades over time and when exposed to heat, fresh strawberries contain significantly more vitamin C than cooked or aged strawberries, explains SFGate. For example, a 3.5-ounce serving of canned strawberries contains only half the vitamin C found in a 3.5-ounce serving of fresh strawberries.
The U.S. Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine recommends adult males consume at least 90 milligrams of vitamin C per day and adult females consume at least 75 milligrams per day, according to Mayo Clinic.Learn more about Vitamins & Supplements
DermNet NZ describes topical vitamin C as an antioxidant that can be applied to the skin to provide protection against photoaging. Photoaging of the skin occurs with exposure to sunlight and can be worsened by cigarette smoking, environmental pollutants, alcohol, certain medications and even stress.Full Answer >
The most effective supplement version of vitamin C is ascorbic acid. However, as of 2015 studies show that nutrients in supplement form do not provide the same health benefits as a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, says Consumer Reports.Full Answer >
The main benefit of liposomal vitamin C is that it is able to be administered in large doses without causing intestinal discomfort, according to WellWise.org. It is also more fully absorbed by the body than other forms of vitamin C. When vitamin C is prescribed at high doses, it most often is taken through injection or intravenous drip. However, with liposomal vitamin C, it is administered orally.Full Answer >
Fruits and vegetables are the richest vitamin C sources, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Fruits like mango, papaya, pineapple, citrus, watermelon, cantaloupe, grapefruit, kiwi and guava have high vitamin C concentration. Vegetables high in vitamin C are green and red peppers, turnip greens, cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, Brussels sprout and winter squash. Vitamin C helps the body to maintain healthy tissues and strong immunity.Full Answer >